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Home on Stoney Creek
Series: Sarah's Journey, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,710. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Fiction » Christian » Historical
The cry for freedom is spreading through the colonies calling many people to war, but Sarah's family feels called to a new, untamed wilderness called Kentucky. Kentucky doesn't feel much like freedom to Sarah, however, with its harsh living conditions and non-stop Indian raids. She can't understand why God didn't answer her prayers to stay in Virginia, and she vows she'll return some day.
Lorah's Place
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,250. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Pine Lake Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
"Lorah's Place" is the sequel to "Lorah's Promise," and takes place five years after Lorah and her family emigrated from Ireland to the Dominion of Canada in 1868. Lorah is determined to honour the promise she made to her brother Will to become a nurse, and for the last four of those years, she has been helping Doctor Fitzpatrick in the small settlement of Maplegrove.
The Pied Pipers of Rock and Roll: Radio Deejays of the '50s and '60s
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,650. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Rock-'n'-roll and the men who brought it over the airwaves into homes and cars changed the cultural landscape. This book examines the phenomenon of the AM deejays who captivated a generation and helped define the counterculture that has forever changed the landscape of American youth.
Friend Beyond Death
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 183,040. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00)
Friend Beyond Death is a story of identity (lost and found) set against the extraordinary land-scape of northwest Australia’s Kimberley. It is a saga of a seeming irreconcilable conflict of cultures, where a young man may hold the key. Its fascinating exploration of Gadgeri society provides a vivid example of peoples whose culture has enabled them to endure for thousands of years.
The Journals of Jack Robertson-1866 Book Two
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,200. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Jack Robertson, his family and friends leave Michigan and travel to Council Bluffs in the Iowa Territory where they spend the winter and join a wagon train West in the Spring. Jack's adventures never stop as he battles wits with highwaymen, train robbers, a con artist, and an enraged bull. Join Jack as two new young women come into his life and claim him as their own. Never fear, Jack has a plan.
I've been thinking about this some...A collection of Thoughts from the Journals of Jack Robertson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
I've been thinking about this some...is how Jack Robertson concludes each chapter in his four journals. He shares his impressions of how he feels about what has happened in each chapter and what he has learned from the experience. The moral that Jack shares will be something that you will want to quote over and over.
19 Years 10 Months 24 Days
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
A novel of time-travel and the Underground Railroad. Museum tour guide Sophie Irving is one day caught in a rainstorm that begins a chain of encounters with people from the past. As instances of time travel become stronger, Sophie and two of her friends land themselves in a posse of vigilante abolitionists and a dangerous plot to rescue a group of slaves from an 1857 auction.
Rocket Boy - Eyewitness to the Early Railways
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
This is the eyewitness account of Edward Entwistle, who drove the famous steam locomotive 'Rocket' during the opening of the world's first passenger railway, and his long life in England and the United States. It is one of the most inportant documents concerning the early years of transport ever produced.
The Christmas Demons
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,390. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Tim Daly, fourteen, is gifted—and cursed--with “the second sight,” the power to see distant or future events. With his sister Kate he is chosen to save Tir-Nan-Og, the magic land of Irish legend, which the devilish Mr. Bender and his demonic legions are trying to destroy. Everything comes to a climax at Christmas when the power of a carved angel is discovered just in time for the final battle.
Finding Her Way
Series: Wildflowers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,410. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00)
In 1848, women can expect a few bumps along the Oregon Trail. Corinne Temple, age seventeen, has a few ridiculous challenges to face outside the river crossings, snakes, Indians, accidental gunshots and finding enough privacy to be clean along the grimy trail. * *Previously released as Seeing the Elephant - appropriate for ages 10 and above**